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General Information

Name:  Susan Elizabeth Phillips  

Pen Name: Justine Cole - used on book written in collaboration with her friend, Claire


Audience: Adult;

Born: in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Phillips lives in a suburb of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Susan Elizabeth Phillips is an award-winning and best-selling writer of romance novels.

Selected Titles At Your Library

The Copeland bride /
ISBN: 0440112354. OCLC Number:

Dell,. New York :. ©1983.

Risen glory /
ISBN: 0440172853. OCLC Number:

Dell,. New York :. ©1984.

Glitter baby /
ISBN: 044012946X. OCLC Number:

Dell Pub. Co.,. New York :. 1987.

Fancy pants :
ISBN: 1416505245. OCLC Number:

Pocket Books,. New York :. 2005.

British bauble Francesca didn't mean to break so many hearts, but if you're beautiful, rich and spoiled rotten these things happen. Then Dallas, the Lone Star State's last genuine grade-A male, takes the wrong turn and runs smack into her. Caviar and beer, lace and leather ... and falling head over heels in love ...

Hot shot /
ISBN: 067165831X. OCLC Number:

Pocket Star Books,. New York :. ©1991.

Susannah elopes on impulse with Sam, a thrillseeking rebel. Together with his best friend Yank they set up a computer company in the 1960s. Their dreams have a cruel price, as Susannah is the daughter of a bigwig in a competing company. Success will mean losing her family. Is it worth it?

Honey moon /
ISBN: 0671735934. OCLC Number:

Pocket Books,. New York :. ©1993.

As Honey Jane Moon, the most famous child star in America, grows into a woman, she changes the destinies of Dash Coogan, the last cowboy hero, and Eric Dillon, Hollywood's dark, seductive bad boy.

It had to be you /
ISBN: 0380776839. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. 1994.

An attractive woman inherits a Chicago football team and begins a love-hate relationship with the team's sexist head coach.

Heaven, Texas /
ISBN: 0380776847. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York, N.Y. :. ©1995.

Come heck or high water, Gracie Snow is determined to drag the legendary ex-jock Bobby Tom Denton back home to Heaven, Texas, to begin shooting his first motion picture. But bad boy Bobby has no plans to cooperate with the prim and bossy Ohio wallflower whom he can't get off his mind or out of his life.

Kiss an angel /
ISBN: 0380782332. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©1996.

Pretty, flighty Daisy Devreaux can either go to jail or marry the mystery man her father has chosen for her. Arranged marriages don't happen in the modern world, so how did the irrepressible Daisy find herself in this fix? Alex Markov, however, has no intention of playing a loving bridegroom to a spoiled brat, and sets out to tame the irrepressible Daisy.

Nobody's baby but mine /
ISBN: 0380782340. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©1997.

2 titles in one volume.

Dream a little dream /
ISBN: 0380794470. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York, N.Y. :. ©1998.

A widow tries to survive in a hostile town in North Carolina. She is Rachel Stone whose TV evangelist husband defrauded scores of citizens. Rachel, who has a child, finds work at a drive-in theater owned by widower Gabe Bonner. Love is born, but his family opposes her, considering her a gold digger.

Lady be good /
ISBN: 0380794489. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©1999.

A British headmistress determined to lose her reputation arrives in Texas, where she meets a play-boy athlete who has been blackmailed into being her chauffeur.

First lady /
ISBN: 0380808072. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. ©2000.

How does the most famous woman in the world hide in plain sight? The beautiful young widow of the President of the United States thought she was free of the White House, but circumstances have forced her back into the role of First Lady.

This heart of mine /
ISBN: 0380808080. OCLC Number:

William Morrow,. New York :. ©2001.

Children's author Molly Somerville can't shake her crush on star quarterback Kevin Tucker.

Breathing room /
ISBN: 0061032093. OCLC Number:

W. Morrow,. New York :. ©2002.

She loses her money to an unscrupulous accountant, her fiance to a frumpy older woman, and her reputation to headlines denouncing her as a fraud.

Ain't she sweet /
ISBN: 0061032085. OCLC Number:

W. Morrow,. New York :. ©2004.

The girl everyone loves to hate has returned to the town she'd sworn to leave behind forever. As the rich, spoiled princess of Parrish, Mississippi, Sugar Beth Carey had broken hearts, ruined friendships, and destroyed reputations.

Match me if you can /
ISBN: 0060734566. OCLC Number:

William Morrow,. New York :. ©2005.

Anabelle Granger endeavors to promote her grandmother's matchmaking business by landing sports agent Heath Champion as a client, an effort that is challenged by Heath's arrogant nature and Annabelle's own unexpected feelings.

Natural born charmer /
ISBN: 0060734582. OCLC Number:

William Morrow,. New York :. ©2007.

Taking to the road between seasons, attractive Chicago Stars quarterback Dean Robillard meets the beautiful and infuriating Blue under unusual circumstances and draws on his competitive skills to overcome her wariness of relationships.

What I did for love /
ISBN: 0061351512. OCLC Number:

William Morrow,. New York, NY :. ©2009.

A down-on-her-luck movie actress runs into her detestable former co-star--dreamboat-from-hell Bramwell Shepard--in Las Vegas and gets caught up in a ridiculous incident that leads to a calamitous elopement. Can two enemies find themselves working without a script in a town where the spotlight shines bright ... and where the strongest emotions can wear startling disguises?

Call me irresistible /
ISBN: 0061351539. OCLC Number:

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Overview: R.S.V.P. to the most riotous wedding of the year! Lucy Jorik's the daughter of a former U.S. president. Meg Koranda's the offspring of legends. One of them is about to marry Mr. Irresistible-Ted Beaudine-the favorite son of Wynette, Texas. The other is determined to save her friend from a mess of heartache. Meg knows breaking up her best friend's wedding is the right thing to do, but no one else agrees. Faster than Lucy can say "I don't," Meg's the most hated woman in town-and stuck there with a dead car, an empty wallet, and a very angry bridegroom. Broke, stranded, without her famous parents watching her back, Meg believes she can survive by her own wits. After all, what's the worst that can happen? She'll lose her heart to Mr. Irresistible? Not likely. Not likely at all.

The great escape /
ISBN: 0062106082. OCLC Number:

William Morrow,. New York :. ©2012.

Lucy Jorik, the daughter of the former president of the U.S., jilts her soon-to-be husband at the altar and embarks on the adventure she has been waiting for.

Heroes are my weakness /
ISBN: 0062106074. OCLC Number:

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A down-on-her-luck actress reduced to staging kids' puppet shows finds herself trapped on a remote island off the coast of Maine with a sexy horror novelist who knows a dozen ways to kill with his bare hands.

First star I see tonight /
ISBN: 0062405616. OCLC Number:

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Discovered by the former quarterback she was hired to tail, detective Piper Dove pretends to be the athlete's stalker and is subsequently hired by him, an arrangement threatened by their growing chemistry.


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